Margali's Griffin Wood Ranch

Margali

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@Alaskan We currently have elm, oak, and another shade tree (wild plum?). I plan on adding apples, mulberries, walnut, cherries, and plums to land as I find varieties which will work in this area.
 

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Aria seems to be scared to graze by herself. She'll enter the paddock but not go far from the door into the shed. Tomorrow I may try and put Panda out to graze with her.
 

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I was grazing Ringo and the young ewes behind the horse barn yesterday. The about to lamb, fat ewes were on the pipeline pasture. A neighbor tested a couple of reload rounds (he fires into the ground) . Suddenly I had two groups of sheep at the gates wanting to go back to the barn. It was close to feeding time so I let them go home.
 

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I've confirmed my electric fence packs quite a wallop. :lol:

Aria grazed today with Panda after they settled dominance with a couple headbutting bouts. I expanded the electric fence to let them graze another section of grass. Snip was NOT amused that he didn't get to graze. His turn is tomorrow.
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The boys wouldn't graze by themselves either. Panda grazed in expanded area while I was sitting there until he found the fenceline. I guess the electric is too scary or they miss their doggy security guard.

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Dominic hung out with me and fed the sheep a snack. Then he got a little too excited and pushy with the brush. Snip backed away but Dominic kept advancing. Snip "air butted" him, ie head down and hop forward without contact. I threw the other brush hard into Snip's side and chased him into shed with yells. Then they were put up for the night.
 

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Always assert yourself over the sheep. Don't let even the smallest rammy behavior go by without immediate correction. You did good.
 
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